Wolf Point Herald

Police Department Responds To Over 500 Complaints In August


The Wolf Point Police Department had a busy August.


The department responded to 595 complaints in the city. This is 51 more calls than last August and does not include calls responded to by officers on their own accord. In one 24-hour period, the department responded to over 28 911 calls.


The department also logged 5,859 miles and issued 106 citations — 90  criminal, eight traffic and eight civil.


Animal control logged 1,074 miles, impounded 17 animals and released seven. Ten animals were adopted and four were licensed.


Officer Joey Olsen successfully completed the Montana Physical Aptitude Test in Glasgow, which tested for agility, endurance and strength.  Passing the test allows  him entrance into the Montana Law Enforcement Academy.


Sergeant Ryan Michaelsen and Chief Jeff Harada attended a Rocky Mountain Information Network intelligence meeting, hosted by Dean Malhum at the Fort Peck Community College. In addition to Wolf Point, there were over 30 law enforcement agencies from Montana, North Dakota and Canada in attendance. The meeting discussed vital information and intelligence in the region.